Friday, May 17, 2002

Courtney Pulitzer's Calendar of Events

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** Stardust Circle and Cocktails

Date: May 23, 2002

Time: 6:30 PM ~ 8:30 PM

Place: Dana Buchman Showroom; 65 East 57th Street (and Park Avenue)

Cost: Inner Circle members: $35, Non-members: $45

Info: "Now that I've changed jobs (or have been laid off) what do I do with my 401K rollover?" Come here special guest speaker, investment specialist Kathryn O'Hagan, speak on this important topic. Enjoy the discussion surrounded by beautiful clothes and enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as well!


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** Young Executive Golf Networking Club

Date: May 18, 2002

Time: 11:00 AM

Place: Harbor Links Golf Club (transport from NYC)

Cost: Guests $159, Full Membership $945

Info: Members are men and women in their 20's and 30's. Beginner to Advanced. Make new friends, increase business, and enhance your career. Casual Networking, Day includes Meal, Golf, Games, Open Bar, Prizes, Top Course. We will start by hitting the driving range for a pre-round warm-up and then begin our networking lunch. Following the round, members will gather in the clubhouse for another chance to mingle and wind down the day with a cocktail or two.


Potential members should email to schedule a conversation with our selection committee.


** The Young Professionals Group invites you to Shanghai Swing benefiting

Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women and Children

Date: May 18, 2002

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (Silent Auction/Opportunity Drawing 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.)

Place: Inshallah Gallery. 244 South Main Street, Los Angeles 90012. Free parking

Cost: $50 postmarked by May 1. $60 postmarked by May 13. $75 at the door

Info: Dinner, Drinks, Live Entertainment and Dancing. Cocktail Casual Attire. All proceeds will benefit Phase 3 of the Women's Village and Childcare Center.

There will be a Chinese buffet, open beer & wine bar, live music, opportunity drawing with fabulous prizes and a special guest appearance by local L.A. DJ Cut Chemist of Jurassic 5 & Ozomatli fame! ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT PHASE 3 OF THE WOMEN'S VILLAGE AND CHILDCARE CENTER of the Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women.


** Adventure Society Networking Brunch

Date: May 19, 202

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Place: City Bakery, 3 West 18th St., btw. 5th & 6th, (Upstairs Dining area)

Cost: The event is free to attend.

Info: Adventure Society is an organization geared toward active, social people in their 20's - 30's who enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, wine tasting, skiing, golfing, horseback riding, river rafting, sailing, scuba diving, camping, etc. We will be meeting to discuss some of our upcoming trips which include; a Memorial Weekend trip to Cape Cod, a July 4th Hamptons trip, a trip up the Hudson River to the Kykuit Rockefeller Estate, a camping trip, and a one day trip of wine tasting, horseback riding, and river rafting. To sign up for our newsletter of events you can send an e-mail to:


** 2002 Global Wireless Summit

Date: May 20, 2002


Place: Japan Society, 222 East 43rd Street.

Info: With 300 leading industry executives expected to attend, the Summit is one of the must-attend events for anyone involved in the wireless market. May 20 promises to be a focused day of keynotes and panels showcasing the most innovative advertising, commerce, devices, network technologies, content and applications from Japan, East Asia, Europe and the USA.

Summit Keynotes: Nobuharu Ono, President and CEO, NTT DoCoMo USA. Colin Hunter, President, OQO (creator of the first fully functional modular wireless PC). Discussions during the day will focus on how companies can develop content, applications and services that will drive traffic and make profits, including solutions for mobile commerce, mobile advertising, entertainment, communications and information services. In addition, there will be a display during the day of the latest mobile products and services from Japan, Europe and America. If you would like to showcase your device, product or application, please write us at


** NYNMA's iTV SIG ~ "iTV: Addressable Advertising Realities"

Date: May 20, 2002

Time: 6 pm Registration, 6:30 pm Panel, 8 pm Networking

Place: TechSpace, 41 E. 11th Street, 11th Fl

Cost: Free to NYNMA members, $15 non-members pre-registered, $20 at the door

Info: Industry experts from all sides will inform us of the real issues and opportunities facing the virtual reinvention of television covering addressable advertising, accountability and t-commerce. Moderator: Art Cohen, Senior Vice President Advertising and e-Commerce, ACTV Panelists: Dale Papovitch, Motorola; Len Ellis, Wunderman; Jonathan Meyer, Nielsen Media Research; Mike Gannon, Wink Communications, Inc.

** The Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes ~ Music and Encounter

Date: May 21, 2002

Time: 7:00 PM

Place: Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes, 1014 5th Avenue at 82 St., New York, 212-439-8700

Cost: Admission free

Info: Music and Encounter is a monthly music series devoted to presenting experimental music in a forum that encourages the collaboration between German and American artists. The series offers a showcase for some of the most important international figures in avant-garde music. On May 21, 2002 Ulrich Krieger from Berlin will perform on saxophone & electronics and New Yorker Matthew Ostrowski will present his electronic compositions.

** VentureScene New York

Date: Tuesday, May 21

Time: 6 - 10 pm

Place: KickStart, 535 West 34th Street

Info: Join youngStartup Ventures and other leaders of the New York start-up community for the launch of VentureScene New York. VentureScene was created to provide a monthly forum for seed, early stage and emerging growth companies to connect face to face with leading, well respected Venture Capitalists, angel investors and business luminaries. If you want to know what’s going on in the venture scene, strike deals, and meet serious business professionals, VentureScene New York is the event you must attend.

Cost: Registration is FREE. Wine & Cheese will be served.


** EIVC Presents two Heatlthcare companies: PanHealth - A Disease Management Technology Company & Healthwave - A Healthcare Transaction Technology Company

Date: May 21, 2002

Time: 6:00 – 6:30 Registration & Early Networking. 6:30 - 8:30 Program & Organized Networking. PLEASE NOTE: Due to a very full program, the event will start at 6:30 SHARP!

Info: EIVC Forum will present two young healthcare companies which have the attributes that critical investors want: customers, revenue, management teams, identified niches, and large potential markets. Each company will present an overview of their business, go-to-market strategies, technology and management as well as the market challenges which they foresee in 2002 and beyond. The audience is always encouraged to provide critical feedback during the Q&A following each presentation. After the presentations, all attendees will have the opportunity to participate in 'organized' networking. EIVC events are a place to learn, network, and do business, and are open to all who are interested in emerging companies. PLACE: Schulte Roth & Zabel, 919 Third Avenue, (between 55th and 56th Streets), 24th Floor, NYC

COST: CBSACNY members $15, non-members $25, cash or check at the door (Best deal in town!)

RSVP: Space is limited to 75 attendees and this event will probably sell out. To reserve a space, you must email and place "RSVP" on the Subject line of the email, and include your name, title, company affiliation, and work phone number in the text of the email (this information is necessary in case we need to inform you of any changes). Please indicate if you are a member of CBSACNY or not a member. Reservation confirmation emails will be sent. Attendance is open to all professionals interested in early stage companies -- not just Columbia Graduates. PLEASE NOTE: Due to heightened building security throughout New York City, you must be registered and confirmed in advance or you will not be admitted into the building for this event, so register now! Please remember to bring a photo ID.

** Equinox Fitness Club Event

Date: May 22, 2002

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Place: Equinox at Wall St., 14 Wall St.

Info: World renowned wine expert and co-founder of Best Cellars, Joshua Wesson will teach you everything you've ever wanted to know about wine including: summer wines, wine's healthy benefits, wine tasting and pairing wine with your favorite foods. Hors D'oeuvres, Raffles and Prizes, Special Equinox membership rate available this evening only. Personal Training, Massage and Group Fitness Special events throughout the day. Bring your friends and co-workers along too! They'll get a special membership rate that evening and you'll receive 2 complimentary months of membership when the join.*Corporate members receive a complimentary 50 minute massage but are ineligible for free months.

Rsvp: 212-964-6688. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

** NYNMA's New Ventures SIG Launch

Date: May 22, 2002

Time: 6 pm Registration, 6:30 pm Panel, 8 pm Networking

Place: Salomon Smith Barney, One Penn Plaza, 39th Floor

Cost: Free to NYNMA members, $15 non-members pre-registered, $20 at the door

Info: "Is Now The Time To Launch a New Venture: Where Can I Invest My Time So That Others Invest Their Money?"

Join us for an assessment of the current new venture market and of the important steps and skills required in the early stages of any launch. This candid panel discussion will explore what you need in order to get financed and running in the current investing environment. Confirmed panelists include experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Law firm of Hale & Dorr.


** Dining to Make a Difference

Date: May 22, 2002

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Info: Dog Bless America happy hour with Scott and Bear Shields at Steamers Landing, 375 South End Ave, 212/432-1451, with a portion of proceeds to benefit the SPCA of Suffolk County. Dining to Make a Difference is a program of Vergant, Inc. -- developers of pro-social programs, products and promotions.



** Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) ~ First Progressive Venture Dinner

Date: May 22, 2002

Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Place: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Hotel in La Jolla, CA

Info:, email or call (858) 603-4454.

** Web Services and Why - a Technology Update

Date: May 14, 2002

8:00 am - 8:30am – Breakfast, 8:30 am - 10:00am - Web Services Presentation and SilverStream eXtend Demo

10:00 am - 10:30am - Q&A

Place: The Westin Stamford, Stamford, CT

Info: Join SilverStream's Chief Technology Strategist, Noel Clark, for an opportunity to hear about the reality of Web Services – the concepts, technologies and instructions on how you can leverage them now in your existing infrastructure. Get a chance to speak with a leader in this emerging area. Walk away with the tools and knowledge to help get you and your team building Web Services today. 978.262.3088


** Thundergulch & ~ Thundergulch Dialogues event on Database Cultures

Date: May 23, 2002

Time: 7:00 PM

Place: New York University, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Film Center, 36 East Eight Street between University Place & Greene Street, Room 102, New York City

Info: Featuring Jennifer & Kevin McCoy, W. Bradford Paley, Jerome Simeon, Mark Tribe, and moderated by Wayne Ashley.

Cost: Free! (no need to RSVP)

** iNNOVATOR EVENING ~ Start-Ups!!

Date: May 23, 2002

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: 4-5pm Bootcamp - Dooley & Assoc. and Hale & Dorr; 5-6pm Cocktail Party • 6-8pm Start-Up Presentations

Place: eEmerge 440 9th Ave. @ 35th

Info: Adjudicated by: Steven Levine, EarlyBirdCapital; Steven Nagler, Phillips Nizer Tristate Capital; Larry Schwartz, NewNet Companies; Moderated by Alan Brody

Info/Rsvp: Submission Deadline.Your completed paid registration fee of $75 must be received by May. 16 to be considered for pitching. Results announced on Mon May, 20.

Rsvp: Call 212-624-9110 or 800-273-2832


Date: May 23, 2002

Info: Includes conference, lunch and networking reception. SPECIAL OFFER: FREE TICKET TO KICK-OFF BREAKFAST ON MONDAY, 5/20 WHEN YOU REGISTER ONLINE. Program Update: Morning plenary session will feature Governor Pataki who will pay tribute to World Trade Center tenants who continue to maintain export oriented businesses despite being directly affected by the events of September 11th. Luncheon will feature U.S. Ambassadors to Latin America



** Dining to Make a Difference

Date: May 29, 2002

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Info: Dining to Make a Difference at Southwest, 2 World Financial Center, 212/945-0528, with a portion of proceeds to benefit Ground Hero Kids. Dining to Make a Difference is a program of Vergant, Inc. -- developers of pro-social programs, products and promotions.


** Dining to Make a Difference

Date: June 5, 2002

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Info: Dining to Make a Difference at American Park, inside Battery Park (opposite 17 State Street), 212/809-5508, with a portion of proceeds to benefit The Fund for World Trade Center Greenmarket Farmers. Dining to Make a Difference is a program of Vergant, Inc. -- developers of pro-social programs, products and promotions.


** Dining to Make a Difference

Date: June 12, 2002

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Info: Dining to Make a Difference at RISE Bar at the Ritz-Carlton in Battery Park, Two West St., 14th floor, 212/344-0800, with a portion of proceeds to benefit The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. Dining to Make a Difference is a program of Vergant, Inc. -- developers of pro-social programs, products and promotions.



** 13th Annual Venture Capital Investing Conference 2002

Date: June 12 - 14, 2002

Place: Stanford Court Hotel, San Francisco, CA




** EyeforTravel's Conference "Digital Security to find and identify high risk Airline passengers"

Date: June 13 - 14

Place: Westin Grand Hotel, Washington DC

Info: Over two networking and information packed days these top level speakers will be debating: What are the political and logistical challenges of implementing national digital security policy on a global industry? What government, GDS, credit card and travel marketing databases should be screened to keep high-risk passengers off planes? And what technological and political changes are still needed to make this possible? How will new passenger intelligence requirements affect your US flight operations? When and how will check-in link to security databases on a national and international level? When and how will passengers be biometrically screened? Who is responsible for implementing new digital security technologies? Where will Federal money be spent and how does it impact you? For a full program of speakers go to For event synopsis go to



** Manhattan Wine Seminars, LLC, ~ 2nd Annual Winetasting Benefit For SHARE

Date: June 17, 2002

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Place: International Culinary Theater, French Culinary Institute, 462 Broadway (at Grand St.)

Cost: $50 per person or $90 for two.

Info: SHARE is a non-profit organization helping women with breast and ovarian cancer. Help us match the great turnout that made last year’s event such a great success! Join us at the French Culinary Institute’s International Culinary Theater for a delicious evening of food and wine. We will taste pates from Les Trois Petites Cochons, cheeses, breads, buffalo burgers and seasonal produce from the Greenmarket® Farmers Market, along with Gloria Ferrer champagne,

W├Âlffer Le Ferme Martin Merlot, Jacob's Creek Shiraz, Wyndham Estate Semillion, "Green and Red" Zinfandel, Foppiano Vineyards Sonoma Merlot, and other great wines. Contributors include Citibank’s Downtown Commercial Markets Group, The Russian River Wine Company The Wine Spectator and The Long Island Wine Council. Take home a beautiful Long Island Wine Country goblet, and enter a drawing to win a luxury bottle of wine and other goodies. 100% of the evening's net proceeds will be donated to SHARE. Please visit our website at Hit "Event Calendar" for details and payment instructions.

Rsvp: (212) 533-5981 or email us at if you have any questions

** Dining to Make a Difference

Date: June 19, 2002

Time: 5:30 - 9:30 PM

Info: Dining to Make a Difference Finale and Street Fair, Washington Street between Albany and Carlisle. Enjoy music, farmer’s market, food and beverage tastings, storytelling and more while raising funds for selected relief and revitalization efforts. Awards ceremony at 8:30 pm, followed by dancing. Dining to Make a Difference is a program of Vergant, Inc. -- developers of pro-social programs, products and promotions.



** BDPA 24th Annual Conference

Date: August 7-11, 2002

Place: Disney




Date: JUNE 25, 2002

Time: 6:00 PM - Try kayaking in the Hudson River with Manhattan Kayak Co. (first come first serve - bring a swimsuit, shorts, footwear if you plan to boat) or have a cocktail on the pier & watch some playboaters go off to DJ Mannes' crazy tunes (if you don't know what playboating is you should definitely come)

8:00 PM Riversense screening

9:30 PM Auction of original William Nealy artwork & fundraising for Riversense American Whitewater Times Square video screening AW presentation by Executive Director Risa Shimoda - membership drive

10:15 PM Party continues with live music from the Riversense band: Mark Westin, Steve Giordano, and friends & DJ Mannes

Place: PIER 63 - right behind Basketball City at 23rd Street and the Hudson River, NEW YORK CITY

Cost: $10 (for a very full evening) & cash bar

Info: (go to "maps") RIVERSENSE a documentary by Kate Geis fundraiser and work-in-progress screening: Searching for the meaning of life through river running. Riversense is a physical and spiritual journey down some of America's most beautiful rivers and into the lives of 5 whitewater kayakers.

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Bernardo’s List -

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T/Bex mailing list -

WWWAC List –